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Do you love gardening and getting your hands dirty?

Then this is the place for you!

We are a group of local gardeners who get together monthly for education, service and socializing.

We have classes on a wide variety of gardening topics from landscaping and growing the best flowers / vegetables to bee keeping and water conservation.

Whether you’re a long time gardener or just getting started we welcome you to join us!

Keep an eye on the calendar below to stay up to date on local gardening classes and events around Salt Lake County as well as SLCGA meetings, work days and events.

Gardening Calendar

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Flower Crown Workshop 10:30 am
Flower Crown Workshop @ Cactus and Tropicals
May 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Celebrate May with us by learning how to create a unique Spring Floral Crown. In this workshop you will learn basic design and construction to create your own Floral Crown. For more information and to[...]
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Water Conservation Garden Tour 10:00 am
Water Conservation Garden Tour @ Red Butte Garden
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us for an exploration of the Garden’s Water Conservation Garden. Take a walk with one of our knowledgeable horticulturists to take an intimate look and see how it changes throughout spring. For more information[...]
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Work Day – Gilgal Garden 8:00 am
Work Day – Gilgal Garden @ Gilgal Garden
May 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am
Come have fun getting your hands dirty and help maintain one of Utah’s most unique gardens at the same time. Bring gloves, gardening tools and dress for the weather.
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Trees and Shrubs for Residential Landscapes 6:00 pm
Trees and Shrubs for Residential Landscapes @ Red Butte Garden
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs are the backbone of the landscape and making the right selections for your garden is key to being successful and creating the look you are hoping to achieve. We[...]
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Gardening in Containers 6:30 pm
Gardening in Containers @ Red Butte Garden Sprout House
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Gardening in containers can transform your balcony, deck, or patio into more than just barbeque space. Learn how to create a soothing outdoor retreat by adding containers filled with flowering plants. We’ll look at container[...]
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Best Little Plant Sale in Utah 8:00 am
Best Little Plant Sale in Utah @ Rowland Hall
May 11 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
2019 Plant Sale Fundraiser – Your purchase supports WCG’s community garden and education programs Huge variety of tomatoes, including dwarf varieties A large selection of annual vegetables, edible perennials, and organic herbs Seed potatoes and[...]
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Work Day – Gilgal Garden 8:00 am
Work Day – Gilgal Garden @ Gilgal Garden
May 14 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am
Come have fun getting your hands dirty and help maintain one of Utah’s most unique gardens at the same time. Bring gloves, gardening tools and dress for the weather.
PERENNIALS: SPRING & SUMMER BLOOMERS 6:00 pm
PERENNIALS: SPRING & SUMMER BLOOMERS @ Red Butte Garden
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Walk the aisles of any garden center in spring, and you’ll find yourself in the midst of a cornucopia of scent and color. The sign says “perennials”, and you know which ones appeal to you,[...]
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FOLLOW THE WILDFLOWERS 5:30 pm
FOLLOW THE WILDFLOWERS @ Red Butte Garden
May 15 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Follow the cascade of wildflower blooms across Northern Utah in this four-session class. We’ll spend the first part of each class learning about plant families and the plant communities located in the area we’ll be[...]
Trees and Shrubs for Residential Landscapes 6:00 pm
Trees and Shrubs for Residential Landscapes @ Red Butte Garden
May 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs are the backbone of the landscape and making the right selections for your garden is key to being successful and creating the look you are hoping to achieve. We[...]
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Tomato Planting Tips and Tricks 6:00 pm
Tomato Planting Tips and Tricks @ Grateful Tomato Garden
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Are you ready to plant your tomatoes, but you’ve got some questions like “How far apart should they be planted? What do I do with really leggy tomatoes? Come and join us at the Grateful[...]
EVENING EXPLORATION GARDEN TOUR 6:30 pm
EVENING EXPLORATION GARDEN TOUR @ Red Butte Garden
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for an exploration of what’s blooming throughout the Garden. Take a walk with one of our knowledgable Garden Guides and take an intimate look at the Garden and see how it changes throughout[...]
Gardening in Containers 6:30 pm
Gardening in Containers @ Red Butte Garden Sprout House
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Gardening in containers can transform your balcony, deck, or patio into more than just barbeque space. Learn how to create a soothing outdoor retreat by adding containers filled with flowering plants. We’ll look at container[...]
Member Mtg – New Plants for 2019 6:30 pm
Member Mtg – New Plants for 2019 @ Salt Lake County Government Center - North Bldg rm 4N850
May 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Wonder what’s new in 2019? Millcreek Gardens is coming to show us the new plant introductions for 2019 and tell about some of their favorites. Social / Refreshments 6:30 pm     Presentation 7 – 8 pm
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USU Extension Facebook Live Friday 2:00 pm
USU Extension Facebook Live Friday
May 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ornamental Container Gardening with Sheriden Hansen and Susie Jones First step is follow Utah State University Extension on Facebook, then tune in every Friday at 2 p.m.
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Budget Container Gardening 10:00 am
Budget Container Gardening
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
If you’re eager to fill your patio, balcony or yard with containers to grow some luscious and healthy veggies, but you shudder at the thought of paying full-price for fancy pots and planter boxes, come[...]
VEGETABLE CONTAINER GARDENING 10:00 am
VEGETABLE CONTAINER GARDENING @ Red Butte Garden Greenhouse
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Do you lack sufficient sun or garden space for a vegetable or herb garden? Don’t let that stop you from growing succulent, flavorful, nutritious fresh herbs and veggies. Many herbs and vegetables thrive in containers,[...]
Outdoor Container Workshop 10:30 am
Outdoor Container Workshop @ Cactus and Tropicals
May 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
It’s spring and time to plant and design our container gardens! Join us to create your own spring container garden. For more information and to register, visit Cactus and Tropicals website: http://www.cactusandtropicals.com/store-classes
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Work Day – Gilgal Garden 8:00 am
Work Day – Gilgal Garden @ Gilgal Garden
May 21 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am
Come have fun getting your hands dirty and help maintain one of Utah’s most unique gardens at the same time. Bring gloves, gardening tools and dress for the weather.
PERENNIALS: SPRING & SUMMER BLOOMERS 6:00 pm
PERENNIALS: SPRING & SUMMER BLOOMERS @ Red Butte Garden
May 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Walk the aisles of any garden center in spring, and you’ll find yourself in the midst of a cornucopia of scent and color. The sign says “perennials”, and you know which ones appeal to you,[...]
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Trees and Shrubs for Residential Landscapes 6:00 pm
Trees and Shrubs for Residential Landscapes @ Red Butte Garden
May 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs are the backbone of the landscape and making the right selections for your garden is key to being successful and creating the look you are hoping to achieve. We[...]
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USU Extension Facebook Live Friday 2:00 pm
USU Extension Facebook Live Friday
May 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Growing Grapes with Mike Caron Follow Utah State University Extension on Facebook, then tune in every Friday at 2 p.m.e
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Introduction to Bonsai 10:30 am
Introduction to Bonsai @ Cactus and Tropicals
May 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Learn the basic concepts of selecting and growing your own bonsai tree. Feel free to bring your bonsai to ask questions and learn more about care and maintenance. For more information and to register, visit[...]
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Work Day – Gilgal Garden 8:00 am
Work Day – Gilgal Garden @ Gilgal Garden
May 28 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am
Come have fun getting your hands dirty and help maintain one of Utah’s most unique gardens at the same time. Bring gloves, gardening tools and dress for the weather.
PERENNIALS: SPRING & SUMMER BLOOMERS 6:00 pm
PERENNIALS: SPRING & SUMMER BLOOMERS @ Red Butte Garden
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Walk the aisles of any garden center in spring, and you’ll find yourself in the midst of a cornucopia of scent and color. The sign says “perennials”, and you know which ones appeal to you,[...]
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Trees and Shrubs for Residential Landscapes 6:00 pm
Trees and Shrubs for Residential Landscapes @ Red Butte Garden
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs are the backbone of the landscape and making the right selections for your garden is key to being successful and creating the look you are hoping to achieve. We[...]
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